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Henry of Sandwich

Henry of Sandwich
Bishop of London
Diocese Diocese of London
Elected 13 November 1262
Term ended 15 September 1273
Predecessor Richard Talbot
Successor John Chishull
Consecration 27 May 1263
Personal details
Died 15 September 1273
Denomination Roman Catholic
Previous post Prebendary of Weldland

Henry of Sandwich (died 1273) was a medieval Bishop of London.


Henry was the son of Henry of Sandwich, a knight from Sandwich, Kent. He held the prebend of Weldland in the diocese of London.[1]

Henry was Archdeacon of Oxford from 1259 to 1262.[2] He was elected Bishop of London in 13 November 1262 and consecrated on 27 May 1263. He was suspended from office on 1 December 1265 but was reinstated by Pope Gregory X on 31 May 1272. He returned to England from exile on 31 January 1273.[1]

Henry died on 15 September 1273.[3]



  • British History Online - Archdeacons of Oxford accessed on 14 January 2012
  • British History Online Bishops of London accessed on 29 October 2007
Catholic Church titles
Preceded by
Richard Talbot
Bishop of London
Succeeded by
John Chishull
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